May @THS

Preview of Upcoming events @THS for the month of May. 

Olympic Ambassador – Nicky Coles – Tuesday 7 May
Nicky (Olympic Rower) will be talking to HOP101 and FIT301 during their class times. (previously postponed)

Wintec Open Day – Friday 10 May
Year12-13 taiohi trip to Wintec (Hamilton) for careers information

Bookweek – Monday 13 – Friday 17 May
Celebrate Reading and Writing, Daily quiz, Reader/Writer Workshop, Book Character Dress-up for Yr9-10.
Reader/Writer Trip – 15 May

Bullying Free Week/Pink Shirt DayMonday 13 – Friday 17 May
The theme for this year is “Celebrate Being Us”.  The week provides a great opportunity for our students to celebrate what makes them unique such as talents, interests, appearance, disability, culture, race, gender or sexuality.  The week ends with Pink Shirt Day on Friday 17th when all students and staff will be encouraged to wear pink and “Speak Up, Stand Together and Stop Bullying”.

THS Cross-Country – Thursday 16 May
This involves all students/taiohi participating for house points in the annual Cross-Country.

THS Senior Ball – Saturday 18 May – Thames Civic Centre
The annual formal ball is a highlight of the year for our senior students/taiohi. Whānau are welcome to join in the glitz and glamour as students/taiohi enter the Thames Civic Centre at 7pm.

Tauranga Art Tour – Monday 20 May
Senior Art Classes tour Galleries in Tauranga

Teacher Only Day – Kāhui Ako (Community of Learning)  – Wednesday 22 May – THS
Professional Development for Kāhui Ako (COLs) Staff – Presenter Anne Milne
School closed from 1pm (1/2 day)

TV Cross-Country – Tuesday 28 May – HPC
Selected cross-country place getters will attend this event.

Rōpū Kaitiaki Parent Hui – Thursday 30 May
Progress Interviews start at 1:45 and are in 15 minute slots. Information on how to book an interview to come out with reports. School will run as normal, finishing at 3:10pm

More information will be given out closer to these dates. The most up-to-date calendar is available on the Thames High School Website.

Nga Mihi
Dave Sim